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Arbitrary code can be executed on the remote host.
The Microsoft Locate service is a name server that maps logical names
to network-specific names.
There is a security vulnerability in this server that allows an
attacker to execute arbitrary code in it by sending a specially
crafted packet to it.
See also :
Microsoft has released a set of patches for Windows NT, 2000 and XP.
Risk factor :
Critical / CVSS Base Score : 10.0
CVSS Temporal Score : 8.3
Public Exploit Available : true
Family: Windows : Microsoft Bulletins
Nessus Plugin ID: 11212 ()
Bugtraq ID: 6666
CVE ID: CVE-2003-0003
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